St Paul's Church, one of the oldest and prestigious churches in Chennai, came into being in 1858. Located at the center of Vepery, Choolai and Purasawalkam areas, the church is set in a place that is famous for the Karnataka War fought by Tipu Sultan against the British. It is a CSI (Church of South India) church which holds regular worship services. In addition, the parish conducts Sunday school, women's fellowship, youth fellowship and educational ministry. Scholarships are provided for poor students and helpful supports are given to poor widows. Spiritual renewal conferences, blood/eye donation camps, leadership training for all age categories and awareness programs on globalization, HIV/AIDS and ecology are organized.
St Paul's Church is about 10 min drive from Egmore Railway Station and 5 min from Purasawalkam Tank Bus Stop.